Relevance Yacht’s team of yacht marketing specialists and clients are gearing up for another yacht show season. Key industry events just around the corner include the Cannes Yachting Festival, the Monaco Yacht Show, and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2023.
Whether you plan on attending any of these events as a yacht service provider, industry specialist, or yachting enthusiast, read on to explore everything you need to know about these three superb events.
Yacht shows 2023
Cannes Yachting Festival 2023
The renowned Cannes Yachting Festival kicks off the 2023 yacht show season and is an eagerly anticipated event with all manner of yachting enthusiasts and industry specialists in attendance. Considered one of the most glamorous yacht show events in the industry, the Cannes boat show will take place from the 12th to the 17th of September around the picturesque Vieux Port and Port Canto areas.
This year, the show will include around 650 luxury boats from 5 to 50 metres, including sailing vessels, motor yachts, multi-hull vessels, and some of the world’s most luxurious superyachts and mega yachts. The boat show’s setting in Cannes – one of the glitziest destinations along the French Riviera – guarantees an exceptional environment to browse the world’s finest yachts, learn about the latest industry trends, and meet yacht service providers.
Who will be at the CYF 2023?
As usual, Relevance Yacht’s yacht marketing specialists will attend the show, meeting with our clients to discuss our yacht marketing services and learning about the latest trends shaping the yachting industry.
Northrop & Johnson will feature several yachts for sale at the show, including the 30.48-metre S/Y FANCY and the 25.9-metre M/Y MOTEK. Sialia, a revolutionary custom electric yacht company, will exhibit its pioneering electric vessels, including the Sialia 57 Deep Silence. Ahoy Club will be at the show with M/Y CORAL OCEAN, an iconic Lurssen-built 73-metre superyacht, while Moravia Yachting will be exhibiting several yachts for sale, including the multi-award-winning 57-metre motor yacht BARTALI built by Wilder Yachts.
Monaco Yacht Show 2023
Following closely on the heels of the Cannes Yachting Festival is the Monaco Yacht Show, considered the most prestigious event on the annual yachting calendar. Held around iconic Port Hercules in the Principality of Monaco, the Monaco Yacht Show attracts key industry movers and shakers along with the world’s most spectacular superyachts and mega yachts, including global debuts.
This year’s international superyacht event takes place from 27th to 30th September, offering attendees the opportunity to immerse themselves in the grandeur and elegance that the superyacht industry offers. As always, the Monaco Yacht Show will showcase a spectacular selection of yachts for sale and charter from the world’s finest shipbuilders and yacht brokerages, as well as several new and existing exhibitions. One returning exhibition includes the Upper Deck Lounge, dedicated to luxury products that marry with the superyacht industry. The Upper Deck will showcase luxury watches, cars, helicopters, and private jet manufacturers. The Sustainability Hub exhibition is also not to be missed and will feature the latest green innovations in the yachting industry. Lastly, the Yacht Design and Innovation Hub will offer the next generation of yacht owners the opportunity to experience the world of superyacht design and future trends.
The Principality of Monaco ensures a glamorous setting for the show, with multiple VIP parties in the principality’s most exclusive restaurants and nightspots taking place. This is, without question, the yacht show to see and be seen at!
Who will be at the MYS 2023?
It goes without saying that the yacht industry’s most prestigious annual event attracts the crème de la crème of the yachting industry, including the world’s leading yacht brokerages, shipbuilders, crew recruiters, designers, naval architects, and several other key service providers. As always, Relevance Yacht’s marketing specialists will attend the show, along with several of our clients, including Northrop & Johnson, Sialia, Quantum Marine Stabilizers, Kensington Yacht, and Hill Robinson.
Northrop & Johnson will have multiple vessels at the show, including the 41.81-metre Feadship M/Y SYNTHESIS 66. Sialia Yachts will also have a stand in the yacht show’s Sustainability Hub, while Quantum will have a booth showcasing their pioneering marine stabiliser systems. Kensington Yacht will be exhibiting the luxury charter yacht LIONSHARE, an exquisite 39.6-metre vessel built by Heesen, the renowned Dutch builder. Finally, yacht management brokerage Hill Robinson will also have a stand at the show with their team of specialists available to answer questions across their core services that include yacht management, new build and refit project management, corporate services, and crew recruitment.
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is considered the world’s largest in-water boat show, set across seven locations and playing host to more than 1,300 boats, 10,000 boat show attendees, and over 1,000 exhibiting brands. Show locations include the Broward County Convention Center, the Bahia Mar Yachting Center, the Hall of Fame Marin, Las Olas Marina, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Pier 66 Marina, and the Superyacht Village at Pier 66 South.
This year’s event will take place from 25th to 29th October, offering a four-day yachting extravaganza. Alongside a spectacular selection of motor yachts and sailing vessels, FLIBS also includes a roster of educational seminars, more than 100 food concessions offering a delectable spread of food options, including wine tastings, and the ever-popular AquaZone; an exciting and engaging attraction that gives boating enthusiasts the ability to explore some of the latest water sports and innovative marine products. This year’s event also features an exhibition of rarely-seen classic and iconic cars.
Who will be at FLIBS 2023?
The show is attended by leading global brands as well as major US yachting service providers and brokerages. Relevance Yacht will also be in attendance, with our yacht marketing experts taking the opportunity to meet with our US-based clients and new prospective clients interested in learning how we can help boost their brand awareness and reach and resonate with their target audience.
Relevance Yacht’s US-based client Northrop & Johnson will attend the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and will be one of the show’s largest in-water exhibitors, displaying a dazzling array of luxury yachts for sale and charter. Quantum will also have a stand at FLIBS 2023, where their experts will be on hand to enable attendees to learn more about their pioneering stabilizers.
Relevance Yacht at the 2023 yacht shows; our team is ready to assist you
Relevance Yacht is a leading full-service yacht marketing agency that excels in helping yachting brands with their creative and digital marketing needs. We have demonstrable experience working with the world’s global yacht powerhouses, as well as niche start-up yachting brands. If you want to meet with our team at the 2023 Cannes Yachting Festival, the Monaco Yacht Show, or FLIBS 2023, contact us today to arrange a meeting. We would be delighted to discuss your yacht marketing needs with no commitment to use our services.